Iran patrols the waters of the Persian Gulf.
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Iran displays military might in the Persian Gulf

Iran has showcased the strength of its navy in the Persian Gulf, as tensions remain high in the region.

Tehran has threatened to close the strait of Hormuz - a critical shipping lane for Gulf oil exports - if the West imposes tighter sanctions.

The BBC's Iran correspondent James Reynolds reports.

  • 29 Dec 2011
  • From the section World
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